Hankins, Ned S., Jr. (87) of Naples, FL passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Shore Medical Center in Somers Point, NJ. surrounded by his family.Mr. Hankins was born in Philadelphia, PA. He was a graduate of West Philadelphia High School and Penn State University, class of 1952 where he belonged to Delta Upsilon Fraternity.Ned began his career with Bell of Pennsylvania handling Public Relations. He then moved to Diamond State Telephone Co. as a Lobbyist. He ended his career as a consultant for Verizon during the transition.Ned was an avid golfer. He enjoyed the beaches of Naples Fl and Ocean City NJ.He was predeceased by his wife, Frances Simonsen Hankins, granddaughter, Morgan Alexandra Harre and brother, Robert Hankins.Surviving are three daughters, Cheryl Beyel (Daniel) of Beesley’s Point, NJ, Karen Hankins of Ocean City, NJ, Pamela Hankins of Margate, NJ, four grandchildren, Zachary Harre, Lauren, Sarah and Matthew Beyel, and a sister, Anne Voiz (Larry) of Seaside Park ,NJ.A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, September 24th at 12 o’clock noon at The Tuckahoe Inn, One Harbor Road, Beesley’s Point, NJ. for family and friends.Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to the Cape May County Zoological Society, PO Box 864, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210.For condolences to the family, visit www.godfreyfuneralhome.com.